Completing custom concrete projects in Silicon Valley since 2004.

Who We Serve

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High-Tech Construction

A Concrete Shell is manufactured at your site. We spend more time up front on blueprints and assembly drawings which allows us to complete projects faster and at a higher level of quality. Our concrete shells are built to stand the test of time and will look stunning for years to come with minimal upkeep. Our prices are comparable to wood framing, but with much more value added.

A Concrete Shell keeps occupants and assets safe. The unyielding power of mother nature has met its match! Our Concrete Shells are highly resistant to earthquakes, fire, floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Should natural disaster strike, these buildings are likely to suffer cosmetic damage only. A Concrete Shell creates tranquil space. The sheer mass of the concrete is able to block out most external noise and keep the internal temperature constant.

A Concrete Shell delivers the kind of energy savings you would expect from an advanced technology. The thermal mass of the concrete exoskeleton combined with the increased insulation that is standard in a Concrete Shell serves to stabilize the interior temperature on even the hottest days. This unique combination works equally well in the winter and results in year-round energy savings that you can see in your utility bills. When paired with solar energy, our shells have the potential to eliminate utility bills altogether.

With Multi-Flex Forming Technology, we are able to build a Concrete Shell from almost any design that can be drawn on a piece of paper. A basement is an option for all shells and we can easily handle varying roof pitches, wall heights, wall widths, and window/door sizes and locations. Special design items like 45 degree angles, fireplaces, bay windows, elevators, and decks do not pose a problem either. Even complex roof configurations and round sections can be constructed! If you can envision it, we can build it!

Our revolutionary Multi-Flex Forming system allows us to cast our buildings from concrete; the floor, walls, and roof are all poured at your site on the same day. This technology has limitless applications! It can be used to monolithically cast a basement, guest house, garage (or any other structure you can envision), entirely out of concrete. Owner and CEO, Don Sollars, has two patents on this technology, with multiple additional patents pending. We hold the Class A and Class B contractors license classifications which means that we have the capability and experience to handle your project. Concrete Shells operates at a higher level of technology than most other builders.

Shell Options

A concrete shell has limitless applications.

The strength of a skyscraper in every structure.

• Home / Guest House • Basement • Rental Unit • Commercial Building / Store
• Garage • Office • Storage Unit • Retaining Wall
• Studio • Pool & Pool House • Workshop • Horse Stable

Any size, shape, or configuration you can imagine.

Featured Works

Here is an example of some of our featured work. These images include finished sites and buildings as well as projects that are still under development.

Our Vision

When Don entered the construction industry after careers as a microprocessor architect and manufacturing engineer, he was shocked at the lack of technological innovation. After establishing a successful construction business, we now offer a superior new structure and an advanced building process centered around manufacturing a building from concrete at the site. We will lead a new wave that sees concrete displace wood as a more sustainable global building option in a world that is marked by climate change and more frequent, more severe, natural threats.

Don Sollars has three patents on this technology, with multiple additional patents pending. We hold the Class A and Class B contractors license classifications which means that we have the capability and experience to handle your project.

Concrete Shells is also a proud supporter of the National Forest Foundation’s tree planting program. We donate $1.00 for every cubic yard of concrete that we pour into a Concrete Shell. This support enables the NFF to plant trees to offset the carbon footprint for our buildings. As these trees grow, they will help sequester carbon and will make the planet healthier.

Donald Sollars, CEO
                                                                    and Founder, and Erika Sollars, Vice President.
                                                                    Concrete Shells grew from humble beginnings, and was
                                                                    previously known as 'Sollars Home'

Donald Sollars, CEO and Founder, and Erika Sollars, Vice President. Concrete Shells grew from humble beginnings, and was previously known as “Sollars Home”

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